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New Utah play looks for dignity — and humor — in dying | Salt Lake Tribune

By ELLEN FAGG WEIST | The Salt Lake Tribune First Published Oct 07 2016 03:24PM • Last Updated Oct 07 2016 06:21 pm   It's the fiction that makes nationally renowned Utah playwright Julie Jensen's new play, "Winter," so interesting. Of course, the script's drawn-from-life reality is fascinating, too. "Winter"…

Introducing Brynne Frauenhoffer

Salt Lake Acting Company is thrilled to announce the winner of the 2016 Davey Foundation Theatre Grant: Brynne Frauenhoffer and her play SYNCHRONICITY. The finalists were:CHILL by Eleanor BurgessSINNER-MAN by Liz MaestriPASSING TIME IN ANIMAL TOWN by Ryan Oliveira Brynne’s play was selected from 33 script submissions received from around…

Director's Note for Stupid F**king Bird

Director’s Note Most modern playwrights trace their heritage to Henrik Ibsen (1828–1906)(THE DOLL’S HOUSE, HEDDA GABLER) who is often called the father of realism. But the problem with these realistic plays is that they aren’t based in reality. Realism, along with romanticism and melodrama, depict a world populated by characters…

Announcing the 2016/2017 Season!

Salt Lake Acting Company enters its 46th year of thoughtful, challenging theatre by celebrating the artists, community and audiences that have made it all possible. Due to unprecedented growth in our amazing subscriber base, we will add an additional week of performances to every play next season. Three out of…

Streetlight Woopecker on ABC 4!

Check out the great interview with the cast of STREETLIGHT WOODPECKER on KTVX ABC 4! Click here if you would like to watch the video!  

Finding the Connection: My Exploration for STREETLIGHT WOODPECKER

By Olivia Custodio The very first thing I ever saw at SLAC was a New Play Sounding Series reading of a play called STREETLIGHT WOODPECKER. I brought my friend Gretchen with me and we both left gushing about how much we liked it and how we thought Stefan Espinosa, who…

A Cup of OJ with PJ: Alexis Baigue

PJ Caywood asks actor Alexis Baigue of ART DOG why theatre is so important for kids!

ART DOG on ABC 4!

Check out this interview from ABC 4 and Good4Utah of the ART DOG cast and director Penny Caywood! Originally aired 11.25.15

A Cup of OJ with PJ: Jenessa Bowen

Join PJ Caywood, our kid on the scene, for a quick chat with actress Jenessa Bowen about ART DOG and growing up in the theatre world!

A Cup of OJ with PJ: Jaten Lee McGriff

She's back! PJ Caywood, our Kid Connection, is back on the scene with the actors of ART DOG. Check out her quick chat with actor Jaten Lee McGriff.

TRIBES to ART DOG Time Lapse!

Go behind the scenes to watch our amazing tech crew change our upstairs theater from the TRIBES set to the colorful ART DOG set! Thanks to Max Seltenrich for the video.